Booking Extras

We offer a selection of extras that you can add to your booking prior to arrival. Browse our extras below:

  • Dog

    Dog

    Extras

    £75.00

    1 dog by prior arrangement.

  • Annexe

    Annexe

    Extras

    £200.00 - £350.00

    Accommodates 2 guests. £200 - Weekend Stay. £200 - Midweek Stay. £35...

More Extras

We can organise a range of other extras for your booking. Browse the list below, please contact us for more information.

Events

Balloons and Ribbons

Balloons and Ribbons love creating bespoke and beautiful designs for your celebration. It’s amazing what they can do with balloons of all sizes – arches, garlands, bouquets, hoops and sculptures, and confetti, as well as neon signs and sequin walls, prop hire and themed picnics. Take a look at the gallery on their website and you’ll see that it’s nice and it’s different - and importantly, they only use biodegradable balloons.

T: 07540 430332

Email: balloonsandribbonsuk@hotmail.com

Balloons and Ribbons Website

Catering

Joe Draper

Book Joe Draper for a bespoke dining experience at your Sleeps 12 large group holiday house and you know you're in for something very, very special. For one thing, Joe has heaps of top notch experience behind him, having worked as chef for Marco Pierre White and River Cottage; the other thing is that the produce he uses ticks all the right boxes - ethical, local, seasonal, wild, organic and sustainable. You see, he strongly advocates supporting local communities by sourcing that way, and he likes to work closely with the seasons by using wild and foraged food where he can. Joe's style of food is clean, fresh and rustic, and absolutely remarkable in the way the produce speaks for itself; in a word - divine.

Email: joedraper@kitchenconsultantchef.co.uk   Tel: 07811120350

Menus for Joe     Joe's Website     Joe's Bio

Le Frog

Restaurant quality food in the comfort of your Sleeps12 holiday home, that's what Le Frog is all about, so if you have a special birthday or an anniversary to celebrate, book them. Or book them just for a treat, why not? Le Frog is a family run business with years and years of experience in the catering trade, so you know you can trust them to come up with something that'll send your tastebuds into a frenzy of delight. Food is classic, traditional, but with a French twist, as you'd expect with a name like Le Frog. They do events and dinner parties, or hot drop off food; reviews are very good, not just for their mouthwatering food, but for the top rate service too.   

Email: info@lefrog.co.uk   Tel: 03333 012349

Menus for Le Frog     Le Frog's Website 

Gayla Stewart

Gayla Stewart’s ethos is that great food is for sharing – the memories, the stories, the good times and the laughs; it’s for coming together as a family, for celebrating the special events in life. She’s also a great believer in making the best of fresh and seasonal local produce, evidenced by the culinary delights she creates for dinner parties, buffets and drop off dishes. Amazing food, fantastic service – no wonder she gets such great reviews.

T: 07801 375604 or 01823 433514              E: gayla.selectcatering@gmail.com         

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Flora's Food And Kitchen (Flora Bartlett)

Flora's Food And Kitchen offers not only a fully catered service for special occasions and dinners at your Sleeps12 holiday home, but also a very efficient Eat Or Reheat Delivery Menu. Now that's a brilliant idea, especially for the night you arrive; select what you all want from the menu in advance and it will be delivered to your door for you to tuck into or to reheat at your leisure. You can quite happily bet your cotton socks the food will leave your tastebuds dancing with delight Flora is a Prue Leith trained chef with getting on for 20 years of experience behind her.
It's also good to know that all ingredients are sourced as locally as possible and so food miles are kept to a minimum (the organic beef comes from Flora's parent's farm), and that Flora has her own little team of very reliable, smiley waiting staff.

T: 07771 722879           E: florabartlett@gmail.com

Instagram  Reviews for Flora 

Katy's Catering

Professional catering for all occasions; a very tempting menu that caters for all tastes and can be adjusted to suit any dietary requirements. Choose from canapes or a three course meal - a fantastic idea if you're celebrating something special, entertaining corporate clients, or just fancy jolly good tucker without the stress of preparing and cooking it yourself.

T: 07835 772194      E: katyberry@hotmail.co.uk

 Menus for Katy   Reviews for Katy

Jackie's Cakes

There's always a reason to order a freshly baked cake when you're staying at your Sleeps12 holiday home; maybe you're celebrating a birthday, an anniversary, or maybe you're having a few days away for a hen weekend. But actually, do you need a reason? Why not just order yourselves a big fat yummy cake, delivered to your door, just because you can! Treat yourselves to afternoon tea - sandwiches, cakes and scones, or choose one of Jackie's divine and scrumptious puddings to round off your Sunday roast. 
The other thing Jackie does is balloons - all colours, all occasions, helium balloons, balloon garlands and ordinary air filled balloons, shiny or not, Jackie can deliver them to your holiday house. 
Get in touch with Jackie to discuss what you want; just bear in mind that she needs plenty of notice and that there may be a small delivery charge depending on where you are and how far she has to travel. 

T: 01823 672817 or  07866 125061          E: jackiescakes@icloud.com

Cakes and Prices    Review for Jackie's Cakes

COOK - Remarkable Frozen Meals

We are delighted to have partnered with COOK in Taunton because it means their fabulous frozen meals can be enjoyed by our guests; you see, somethings are so good you just can't help shouting about them. 
COOK have a very wide range of dishes available to order, both sweet and savoury. It's all made just as it would be at home, with fresh wholesome ingredients and a notable lack of artificial flavours, colours, etc. All you do is order what you want and it will all be delivered when you arrive at your Sleeps12 holiday cottage, or before if arranged with the owner. 
It's easy to order online, or you can email the COOK shop in Taunton (details below) - please note that there is a minimum order value of £40 to qualify for delivery.

T: 01823 323001          E: taunton@cookfood.net    

COOK Taunton Website

Soul Food - Marc Jerem

Marc Jerem notched up some very impressive catering experience working for several well known high-end restaurants, namely the Castle Hotel in Taunton, Marc Hix, River Cottage and The New Angel at Dartmouth. And boy, does this show in his food! Marc's creative flair and his passion for cooking speaks loud and clear in the taste and the flavours, and how much effort he puts into what he does; everything is homemade - bread, houmus, scones, jam, everything, he literally lives and breathes his job. 
Marc lives with his young family in the Blackdown Hills where it's still easy to eat with the seasons, and that's what he likes to do. All ingredients are fresh, sourced locally and often wild or foraged. Once he puts his own twist to it, it moves to another level.
Marc is happy to cater for all diets and will happily come to your Sleeps12 large group accommodation and create a bespoke menu for you for a 3 course celebration meal, a cream tea, buffet, barbecue or canapes - whatever you want. He can also deliver wholesome home cooked food so all you have to do is pop it in the oven - fantastic tucker, no hassle.

 T: 07710 010595       E: marc@soulfoodhub.co.uk     

Soul Food Facebook Page

The Wild Pear

The Wild Pear is run by two Somerset ladies who love to create amazing food using the freshest and most wholesome ingredients they can get their hands on; between them they’ve notched up a lot of catering experience and have worked in some impressive places. They can do just about everything, all tailored to how you want it – grazing platters to share, scrumptious puds and cakes, homemade bread and the tastiest tasting menus. To give you an idea, the spring menu starts off with Crab, asparagus, fennel & chilli, goes on to mains of Lamb cutlets, harissa, herb freekeh, pomegranate and cucumber, and rounds off nicely with Rhubarb Fool with pistachio. Yum yum in my tum.

T: 07866 563121     E: info@thewildpear.co.uk 

The Wild Pear Website

Sarah Watson Catering

Mouthwateringly good food cooked for you in the comfort of your holiday home, whether it’s dinner, lunch, canapes and champagne, or a special occasion. A very professional service with efficient and friendly waitresses to serve you. Another option is home cooked meals to pop in the oven.

T: 07889 517750         E: sarahwatson989@btinternet.com

Sarah's Website 

Christian Hopwood

If you book Christian Hopwood to come and cater for you at your Sleeps12 large group holiday house you can expect top quality food with a very creative twist. He uses the best local ingredients he can get his hands on, including produce from his own garden, so what you're eating is fresh and seasonal and hasn't travelled far. Great for celebration feasts, holiday dinners, buffets and canapes; Christian also delivers home cooked meals for you to reheat.  

T: 07986 829457           E: christianhopwood@hotmail.co.uk      

Menus for Christian 

Country Plate Catering

Country Plate Catering brings you bespoke catering at your Sleeps12 holiday house at affordable prices. Head chef Kris has years of experience and has catered for hundreds of weddings, so you know you’re in very good hands. Whatever you want, they can do it, from 3 course dinners, grazing tables and canapes, to afternoon teas, bbqs and picnics. Food is seasonal with a big focus on local, they have chefs and waiting staff and will tidy everything away when they’re done.

T: 07388 516796       E: info@countryplatecatering.co.uk            

Country Plate Website

Pizza Panther

Amazing pizzas cooked for you at your Sleeps12 holiday home. Pizza Panther is run by Ollie, who honed his craft at one of the best pizzerias in Naples; his van is kitted out with a specialist pizza oven so you get a truly authentic taste. All the favourite toppings, though Ollie isn’t afraid to add an original twist to the traditional. Seriously good pizza, fill your belly!

T: 07809 757698        E: info@pizzapanther.co.uk       

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SR Dining

SR Dining offer bespoke and versatile menus for catering at your holiday house. Nothing is a problem for them, whether you want to book them for your whole stay or for a one-off breakfast, brunch, lunch, afternoon tea, 3 course dinner or Sunday roast. They do 7 course taster menus, grazing tables, buffets, canapes, picnics and barbecues with all diets considered. The food is created with passion and is fabulous; it shows how much these guys love what they do.

T: 07515 635606                 E: stevenroberts1988@yahoo.com

SR Dining Facebook

 

The Kitchen Garden Somerset

Book The Kitchen Garden Somerset for bespoke catering at your holiday house. They have a long list of happy clients, including quite a few celebrities. Whether it’s breakfast, brunch, lunch, canapes and cocktails, supper, a special occasion or your entire stay, you’ll get the most amazing food made using the best and the freshest ingredients grown, raised, produced or even foraged locally. They also offer several cooking experiences.

Miranda: 07899 665635     Carol: 07861 071571

E: thekitchengardensomerset@gmail.com

The Kitchen Garden Somerset Website

Pampering

Glo Pamper

Introducing Glo - a luxurious, relaxing and truly indulgent visiting spa service. That’s right, you don’t even need to leave the comfort of your holiday property. Their highly experienced hand-picked therapists will ensure you receive a luxury spa experience from the moment they arrive at your door. With a comprehensive range of treatments and pamper packages to treat you from head-to-toe using high end professional brands, you can tailor the treatments to suit your needs and your schedule. They do Spa To You and Pamper packages including private catering - perfect for hen weekends or just because.

T: 020 7096 0385       E: info@glo-pamper.co.uk 

Glo Pamper Website

Activities

Ling Shooting - Clay Pigeon Shooting

Ling Shooting offers a great activity for individuals and groups, with shooting tuition and entertainment provided in a beautiful setting in Somerset. What they specialise in is clay pigeon shooting and game shooting tuition so if you fancy honing your skills in this department give them a call. It's a lot of fun for groups, this kind of thing so they get a lot of bookings from hen parties, for team bulding days and corporate entertainment. 

T: 07789 480298.  E: info@lingshooting.co.uk

Ling Shooting Website

Shalden Clay Pigeon Shooting

Tucked away in a picturesque valley on the edge of Exmoor, Shalden Shooting School offers coaching for individuals or groups of up to 30 people. All ages and abilities are welcome and actually, it doesn't matter if you have no experience at all. They supply all the equipment and because they have plenty of instructors there won't be much (if any) standing around twiddling your thumbs; you don't even need to worry if you get lost in the lanes on the way there because if you give them a call they'll send someone out to meet you, and what's more, they can even arrange lunch in a local pub.

T: 01398 331021   E: info@shootingschooldevon.co.uk

Shalden Shooting Website

BBland Instructing - Outdoor Pursuits

Brian at BBland offers instruction in archery, rifle shooting, clay shooting and laser clay shooting as well as fun-filled team building activities. He has years of experience and is fully qualified, working mainly within the Somerset area. He'll happily come to your holiday house for outdoor pursuits bringing great fun for families, friends and colleagues.

T: 07875 688167             E: brianbland31@gmail.com

BBland Instructing Website

Dance Workshops for Fun!

Get those hips a-swinging and improve your nifty footwork with Dance Workshops For Fun! Choose from several dance forms including Flamenco and Bollywood, and off you go, led by Karina who tailors each class to the group's requirements. Add in a performance from live flamenco musicians or Bollywood dancers and you'll have an event you'll never forget for your large group holiday, hen weekend or self-catering corporate break.

T: 07813 990937      E: danceflamenco@live.com

Dance Workshop Website

Sharandys Birds of Prey, nr Chard, Somerset

Ever fancied handling a bird of prey? Well you can if you book up with Sharandy's Birds of Prey and the chances are you'll be able to handle more than one as they have getting on for 30 of them, including hawks, falcons, an eagle, a kestrel, and 12 species of owl. Something different for hen parties, corporate groups or just for a family activity; you can have talks, flying displays and one-to-one experience days, which is a great idea for a birthday present. The setting is wonderful, with a backdrop of glorious Somerset countryside.

T: 01460 65445 

Sharandys Birds of Prey Website

Fly Away Ballooning

Hugo and his family have been ballooning for over 50 years so you know you’re in safe hands. They offer hot air balloon flights throughout the West Country and can do trips for a maximum of 20 guests. This is an unforgettable experience for your large group holiday, especially if you’re celebrating a special birthday or anniversary - but bear in mind that it's very weather dependent. Minimum age is 5 years. Book online or call Hugo to arrange.

T: 07845 718040    Email: info@flyawayballooning.com 

Fly Away Ballooning Website

Entertainment

Portrait Photographer

Fun Family Photography

Why not celebrate your family gathering with a photo-shoot with award-winning portrait photographer Emily Fairweather? Emily knows the Sleeps 12 properties well, choosing stunning natural backdrops for your family portraits & providing beautiful natural photographs to remind you of your happy holiday.

Emily will produce contemporary black and white images and vibrant colourful photos using natural light and gorgeous rural backgrounds at your Sleeps 12 property, garden and surrounding countryside. A typical shoot will last around an hour and will take place in two or three different parts of the garden/house – wherever the best light is. She’ll do large family group portraits and then a variety of smaller family shots in any combination you like! 

Prices start at £250.

T: 01984 667281 or  07958 763029       E: emilyfairweather@btinternet.com

Emily Fairweathers Website     See Sleeps12 Options

Cupcakes and Cookies

While away a couple of hours making decorations for cupcakes and cookies; Jackie will come along to your large group holiday house and show you how to fashion sugar paste butterflies, snowflakes, flowers and all sorts; she'll bring all the equipment and the cakes and cookies in the flavours of your choice, all you need is an apron and your imagination. You'll need a minimum of 4 people for this, whether complete novices or more experienced at cake decorating.

T: 01823 672817          E: topside@tiscali.co.uk 

Jackie's Cakes Facebook Page

Pot Doodles

Mobile pottery painting experience in the comfort of your holiday home - something different for birthdays, anniversaries, hen parties, or just because it's one of those things you'd like to try. Paint your own plates, bowls or mugs, an ornament or figurine, a trinket box or piggy bank; not only is it fun, but at the end of the workshop you have a very unique keepsake. You'll need at least 12 of you for this.

T: 07710 183891        E: info@potdoodles.co.uk

Pot Doodles Website

Cocktails & Games Cocktail Making

Bring the party to your large group holiday house with a fun filled activity that gets everyone joining in – perfect for gatherings of friends and family, for celebrations and hen weekends. Guests get their own Cocktail Station, all equipment is supplied – alcohol, ingredients, fruit and ice, and glassware, plus you’ll have your own bar tender to teach you all about the history of cocktails and show you how to mix your own mouthwatering drinks. Prices start from £35 per person.

T: 07565 042048            E: cocktailsandgames@outlook.com    

Cocktails and Games Website

Fun Casino2 Go

Host your very own casino night with roulette, blackjack and poker; don’t worry if you’ve never done this before, professional croupiers will be on had to show you how to play. Make an evening of it, get your glad rags on and the cocktails mixed! Hire includes table set up, lamps, all the chips and cards, and even fun money, so you get all the thrills without the risk!

T: 07500 035700 or 01747 824482       E: funcasino2go@btinternet.com

Fun Casino2 Go Website

The Conjurer’s Collection

Be immersed into a world of secrets and intrigue with a fantastic mystery game experience brought to your large group holiday house by a professional magician. The theme is The Golden Age of Magic and Illusion, you’ll have puzzles to solve and clues to unravel, all very exciting and tremendous fun. Tailor the evening around your food and drinks, incorporate an impressive magic show, (how DID he do that?). Excellent entertainment for up to 20 people, ideal age over 14.

T: 07886 033815         E: info@chriswilder.co.uk

The Conjurer's Collection Website

General

Bloomin Lovely

If you're staying at one of our large group holiday homes near Wellington to celebrate a special occasion, like a milestone birthday or an anniversary, wouldn't it be nice if when you arrived you walked in to find flowers and balloons there? Wouldn't that make it so much more special? Bloomin' Lovely will do that; they'll make it look all lovely, and they also do the most beautiful hand tied bouquets, stunning traditional bouquets, pretty basket arrangements, and lots more - think presents, table decorations, make it perfect. 

T: 01823 661000    E: bloomin.lovely@me.com

Website

Blue Shed Flowers

Taking her inspiration from the Somerset landscape Jan uses colour, form and foliage, along with her fine art training to put together the most beautiful floral creations. The flowers she uses are mostly grown on their own Blue Shed field near Wiveliscombe  - if not, they're sourced as locally as possible, and that 'freshly gathered' look is now synonymous with Jan's arrangements and bouquets. Whether you want flowers to add a wonderful touch to your country holiday with Sleeps12, or something very special for a significant celebration, you can rely on Jan to come up with something you'll love. 

T: 07525 948053     E: info@blueshedflowers.co.uk

Website

Banquet & Bloom

Minky can come and make your Sleeps12 holiday house in Devon or Somerset look SO pretty for you. She’ll dress the table in her own rustic style using vintage look fabrics and the most gorgeous flowers hand cut from her own garden on the farm where she lives. She uses the loveliest vases and accessories and the result is just charming. Great for celebrations or just because.

T: 07775 714696        E: minkyluard@gmail.com

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Travel

Taxis - Somerset

A1 Ace Taxis - Taunton (next to railway station) - 01823 332211
                        Bridgwater - 01278 445566

A Cabs - Taunton - 01823 429406

Archie's Cabs - Wellington - 01823 428844

Broadway Taxis - Bridgwater - 01278 422442

Knight Brothers Travel Ltd - Taunton - 01823 442205 - 16 seat mini bus or 33 seater buses available

Monument Mini Cabs - Wellington - 01823 664444

Taunton Minibus Hire - Taunton - 01823 257180 - 16, 24 & 29 seater buses available

It is recommended that taxis are booked in advance

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